US truckload shippers should prioritize carrier ties during recession: analysts

Trucking companies are bound to suffer in a US economic recession, so a strategic shipper will find ways to weather the storm together. Photo credit: North […]

US importers urged to ‘proactively’ challenge demurrage charges

“Even though terminals have reopened their gates, we’re challenged getting appointments,” a Los Angeles-area drayage executive said. Photo credit: US importers and drayage operators need […]

Maersk speeding, slowing US imports amid COVID-19

The completion of Maersk Through its evolution to become a self-described integrator, Maersk said new capabilities, much of them gained by recent acquisitions, are allowing it […]

Hapag-Lloyd to pass on NY-NJ container charge to customers

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has changed a controversial cargo facility charge so that it is levied only on containers loaded with […]

JOC Rankings: Top 3PLs’ revenue growth slowed before coronavirus

Combined revenue growth for the Top 50 Global Logistics Providers slowed from 14 percent in 2018 to just 2.1 percent in 2019. Photo credit: Reflecting […]

ONE targets global electronic bill of lading capability by mid-year

A lack of standardization in bill of lading formats has created a situation where shippers have to adapt to differences between documents between each container line […]

2M latest shipping alliance slashing trans-Pacific capacity

The 2M Alliance will suspend the weekly Asia-US West Coast TP 8/Orient service and the South Asia-US East Coast TP 11/Elephant loop starting April 20. Photo […]

Chittagong importers urge fee waivers amid COVID-19 shutdown

The Chittagong Port Authority is urging importers to take delivery of containers by any means in order to maintain some flow in the port yard. Photo […]

US port congestion threat demands united industry response

Keeping the containerized supply chain flowing amid this environment of hyperchange, reflected by stop-and-go and then stop again US import flows, will take industry cooperation. Photo […]

Truckers tighten belts as shutdowns spread

Trucking companies increasingly worry about cash reserves and liquidity. Photo credit: US trucking companies are bracing for a slowdown even as insatiable demand for essential […]